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Understanding Regulation: Theory, Strategy, and Practice

Robert Baldwin, Martin Cave, and Martin Lodge


Regulation is a key concern of industries, consumers, citizens, and governments alike. This book provides the reader with an introduction to key debates and discussions in the field of regulation from a number of disciplinary perspectives, looking towards law, economics, business, political science, sociology, and social administration. The text has been revised and updated to take into account the significant developments and events of the past decade. Containing several new chapters, it has been restructured into seven parts, covering: the fundamental issues regarding regulation; different t ... More

Keywords: regulation, rules, enforcement, quality, evaluation, network, self-regulation, risk regulation, cost-benefit analysis, price-setting

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199576081
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199576081.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Baldwin, author
Professor of Law, the London School of Economics and Political Science

Martin Cave, author
Visiting Professor, Imperial College Business School, GB

Martin Lodge, author
Reader in Political Science and Public Policy, the London School of Economics and Political Science

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